Volunteer with Child Advocates

Friends of Child Advocates

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For nearly three decades, the Friends of Child Advocates have served as a major fundraising arm and volunteer base for our organization. Our members have volunteered countless hours and raised over $6 million to help break the cycle of child abuse.

 

How can I become involved?
Through the Friends of Child Advocates, you have the opportunity to contribute your time and talents in a variety of ways. We offer daytime, evening and weekend opportunities. Whether you have five hours a month or five hours a week, you can find a worthwhile and rewarding way to use your skills. You can also support Child Advocates by making a tax-deductible donation to the Friends.


egg-huntAs a member, you will receive the quarterly Friends e-Newsletter and Child Advocates’ bi-annual publications. In addition, members receive invitations to membership socials and other events throughout the year.

 

How do the Friends help abused children?

Friends members play a pivotal role in helping abused children through various fundraising events and volunteer opportunities…

 

Fundraising Events

  • The Angels of Hope Luncheon and Fashion Presentationkobi-resort-2020-1(1)
    Always a social highlight of the holiday season, this event helps further Child Advocates by raising funds and community awareness for Houston’s littlest victims. The afternoon features a fashion show, raffle and a presentation about Child Advocates’ mission of providing a voice for abused children. The Friends support this event by securing raffle items, selling raffle tickets to their community and volunteering at or attending the luncheon.
     
  • The Pull for Kids Classic Auctionaoh2019web
    Child Advocates’ largest fundraiser, the Pull for Kids kicks off with a morning sporting clays tournament and ends with an evening party complete with dinner, dancing and auctions. The Friends support this event by securing donations for the silent, big board and live auctions, setting up the event space and volunteering at or attending the event.

 

Children’s Events
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  • Children’s Holiday Party
  • Childspree
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Santa’s Wish List
  • Superhero Run
  • Plus a variety of social and networking events throughout the year.

Many of the Friends also provide leadership to Child Advocates by serving on  organizational committees such as the board of directors, advisory board, development committee and the Friends’ Governance Council.

 

Join today! Complete and pay for your membership online or email friends@childadvocates.org for more information.

 

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